Have you checked your vitamin D Levels?
The Vitamin D Levels Blood Spot Test is a simple blood test you can do right from your home or office, The blood spot test only takes a minute and takes an accurate account of your vitamin D levels, it measures your body’s total vitamin D levels, including vitamin D2 and Vitamin D3.
OPTIMAL Vitamin D3 levels are over 100nmol/l
The Vitamin D Blood Spot Test
The Vitamin D Levels test is a simple blood spot test that can be done right from you home or office. The test includes:
- The test kit
- The test kit full instructions
- Express post overnight return delivery to laboratory
- Test results are sent to one of our professional health practitioners within 7 business days for evaluation. Our practitioners contact you with the results and recommendations on any findings via email, mail or phone so you’ll know exactly what you need to do if the results come back positive.
Symptoms of Vitamin D Imbalances
- Frequent Viral Infections
- Minimal sun exposure
- Cardiovascular disease
- Low blood calcium levels
- Bone/muscle or joint pain
- Broken bones
- Diabetes type I & II
- Inflammatory bowel diseases
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Multiple sclerosis
- Chronic fatigue
- Depression & mood disorders
About Vitamin D
As many people now know vitamin D helps to maintain strong and healthy bones, it does this by retaining calcium. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to increased risk for many common and serious diseases, including some common cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Studies suggest that exposure to sunlight which enhances the production of vitamin D in the skin, prevents many chronic diseases. Vitamin D is essential for the formation of growth and health of bones. Additionally it is necessary for normal calcium absorption and immune function. It also improves muscle strength and helps reduce inflammation.
Taking Vitamin D Supplements Without Testing For Vitamin D Deficiency
It takes months of supplementation to correct low levels with Many people that encouraged to take vitamin D supplements to prevent vitamin D deficiency and more so to prevent osteoporosis and disease. If your Vitamin D levels are ok, then taking vitamin D supplements can be harmful therefore testing your vitamin D levels is the best way to know if you need supplementation or not.
Having excessive vitamin D as a result of supplementation can also cause excess calcium uptake which can cause many health problems including those that lead to serious diseases such as calcification of the arteries leading to heat attack and stroke.